Man Charged in Capitol Riot is Running for Congress

A New Hampshire man who was charged over his role in the Jan. 6 riot at the Capitol says that he is running for Congress, WBTS reported on Monday.

“In the long run, if you’re running for office, any attention is good attention, so I think it will help me,” Jason Riddle told the NBC News affiliate.

Riddle says he is running against Rep. Ann Kuster (D-N.H.) in the 2022 midterms, but he appeared confused as to whether defeating her would send him to Concord or Washington.

“I thought Ann was a state representative,” Riddle told WBTS.

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